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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 10:31:58 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of Culverden
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19 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:28:59 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:11:32 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:10:59 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:39:53 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 10:11:38 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Hastings
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 9:43:43 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 9:35:58 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.8
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 9:20:27 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Feb 20 2017, 6:51:53 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km east of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Feb 20 2017, 6:45:14 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.0
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Feb 20 2017, 2:19:49 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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3 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZDTMon, Feb 20 2017, 2:16:07 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.8
Location5 km north-west of Culverden
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Feb 18 2017, 1:36:15 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north-east of Culverden
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5 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 16 2017, 2:08:33 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location50 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 16 2017, 12:29:24 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.4
Location5 km north of Kaikoura
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 15 2017, 10:17:59 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km north of Culverden
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 15 2017, 1:44:31 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south of Haast
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 14 2017, 10:22:36 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.7
Location5 km north-east of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 14 2017, 9:38:01 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Feb 13 2017, 8:46:58 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Hunterville
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Feb 13 2017, 8:46:00 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km west of Hanmer Springs
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a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZDTSun, Feb 12 2017, 9:18:54 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 12 2017, 4:14:22 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude4.2
Location35 km north-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 10 2017, 1:08:12 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km north-west of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 9 2017, 9:54:13 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km south of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 8 2017, 2:03:39 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km south-east of Hanmer Springs
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 7 2017, 7:52:41 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Feb 7 2017, 4:49:46 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude4.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Feb 7 2017, 4:43:04 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude4.5
Location55 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago